TITLE

Rug retailers rethinking direct buying strategies

AUTHOR(S)
Wyman, Lisa
PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;10/15/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p228
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the changes of the buying strategies of United States rug retailers. Conditions prompting the stoppage on travelling abroad; Purchase of rugs from importers or on a direct basis; Effects of the terrorist attacks on the economy.
ACCESSION #
5410574

 

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